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Tuu languages

The Tuu or Taa–ǃKwi (Taa–ǃUi, ǃUi–Taa, Kwi) languages are a language family consisting of two language clusters spoken in Botswana and South Africa. [1]

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!Kung language

!Kung (!Xuun), also known as Ju, is a dialect continuum (language complex) spoken in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola by the ǃKung people.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Bilabial clicks

The labial or bilabial clicks are a family of click consonants that sound something like a smack of the lips.

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Botswana

Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana (Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa.

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Consonant

In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract.

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ǀXam language

(/Kham) (English pronunciation), or, is an extinct Khoisan language of South Africa, part of the ǃkwi language group.

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ǁXegwi language

ǁXegwi, also known as Batwa, is an extinct ǃKwi language spoken at Lake Chrissie in South Africa, near the Swazi border.

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ǂ’Amkoe language

, formerly called by the dialectal name (or in native orthography), is a severely endangered Kx'a language of Botswana.

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ǃGãǃne language

(!Gã!nge) is an extinct language of the ǃKwi family, once spoken near Tsolo and in Umtata District in South Africa, south of Lesotho.

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Damin

Damin (Demiin in the practical orthography of Lardil) was a ceremonial language register used by the advanced initiated men of the aboriginal Lardil (Leerdil in the practical orthography) and the Yangkaal peoples of Australia.

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Endangered language

An endangered language is a language that is at risk of falling out of use as its speakers die out or shift to speaking another language.

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Khoisan languages

The Khoisan languages (also Khoesan or Khoesaan) are the languages of Africa that have click consonants but do not belong to other language families.

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Language family

A language family is a group of languages related through descent from a common ancestor, called the proto-language of that family.

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List of national mottos

This page lists state and national mottos for the world's nations.

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Lower Nossob language

Lower Nossob an extinct Khoisan language once spoken along the Nossob River on the border of South Africa and Botswana, near Namibia.

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Nǁng language

or, commonly known by its primary dialect, is a moribund Tuu (Khoisan) language once spoken in South Africa.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Sprachbund

A sprachbund ("federation of languages") – also known as a linguistic area, area of linguistic convergence, diffusion area or language crossroads – is a group of languages that have common features resulting from geographical proximity and language contact.

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Taa language

Taa, also known as !Xóõ (ǃKhong, ǃXoon – pronounced), is a Khoisan language notable for its large number of phonemes, perhaps the largest in the world.

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Tone (linguistics)

Tone is the use of pitch in language to distinguish lexical or grammatical meaning – that is, to distinguish or to inflect words.

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Vaal–Orange language

Vaal–Orange, also known as Seroa, is an extinct ǃKwi language of South Africa and Lesotho.

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Vowel

In phonetics, a vowel is a sound in spoken language, such as an English "ah!" or "oh!", pronounced with an open vocal tract so that there is no build-up of air pressure at any point above the glottis.

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!Kwi languages, !Ui languages, Kwi languages, Southern Khoisan languages, Southern South African Khoisan languages, Taa-!Kwi languages, ǃKwi languages.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuu_languages

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